• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Excel in Data Science, one of the hottest fields in tech today. Learn how to gain new insights from big data by asking the right questions, manipulating data sets and visualizing your findings in compelling ways.

In this MicroMasters program, you will develop a well-rounded understanding of the mathematical and computational tools that form the basis of data science and how to use those tools to make data-driven business recommendations.

The Data Science MicroMasters Program from EdX in partnership with University of California, San Diego - UC San DiegoX encompasses two sides of data science learning: the mathematical and the applied.

Mathematical courses cover probability, statistics, and machine learning. The applied courses cover the use of specific toolkit and languages such as Python, Numpy, Matplotlib, pandas and Scipy, the Jupyter notebook environment and Apache Spark to delve into real world data.

You will learn how to collect, clean and analyse big data using popular open source software will allow you to perform large-scale data analysis and present your findings in a convincing, visual way. When combined with expertise in a particular type of business, it will make you a highly desirable employee.

Job Outlook

  • There are approximately 215,000 open job positions in Data Science (Source:Indeed.com)
  • There are currently about 31,000 openings for Statistician positions in the US (LinkedIn), offering an average salary of $77,000 (Glassdoor)
  • In the field of Business intelligence, there are around 14,000 openings in the US (LinkedIn) at a $88,000 base salary
  • Careers include data scientist, data engineer, data analyst, statistician, data manager, data architect, business analyst
  • Data Scientist is rated the best job in America, with a median base salary of $110,000. (Source: Glassdoor)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Python for Data Science
  • Machine Learning Fundamentals
  • Probability and Statistics in Data Science using Python
  • Big Data Analytics Using Spark

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 year

      350 - 440 hours of effort

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1400 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1400 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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